Tag Archives: Daniel Humm

My Photos From The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 Awards in NYC

I had the great good fortune to experience the World’s 5o Best Awards in New York City the other night. Of course, these awards have become rather controversial as anything as subjective as a “Best” list is going to be. […]

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Eleven Madison Park Made It Nice!

Disclaimer alert: My family and I are certainly known to the restaurant and I received a significant discount as well as no corkage fees for bringing a couple of special bottles of wine. My son, L.J., works at Eleven Madison […]

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My 24 Favorite Photos from Madrid Fusión 2016 Day One

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Sunday Photos – In the Green Room and Beyond at The James Beard Awards

Once the red carpet was through I headed to the Green Room of Avery Fisher hall at Lincoln Center, ground zero for the media covering the event, to partake in festivities and await the winners as they were announced and […]

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NYC Sizzling Again!

It’s been a little while since I have been as excited about the NYC dining landscape as I am now. I love Italian food as much as anyone, but when every other new restaurant is a variation on the same […]

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Bocuse D’Or USA 2010 – A Docsconz Video

Bocuse D'Or USA 2010 – A Docsconz Video from John Sconzo on Vimeo.
It has been 6 months since James Kent of Eleven Madison Park was selected to represent the United States at the next Bocuse D'Or competition in February 2011 […]

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noma at Corton: Redzepi Meets Liebrandt

We arrived at Corton for our 9:30PM reservation to find a festive atmosphere. When Mario Batali arises from his seat at the next table to pull out the chair for one of my dining partners and intones, "Welcome to […]

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Bocuse D’Or USA…and the Winner is…

Chef James Kent and his commis, Tom Allan, both sous chefs at NYC's Eleven Madison Park under Chef Daniel Humm, will be representing the USA at the Bocuse D'Or in Lyon next January. They worked well as a […]

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Eleven Madison Park Four One

I had been to Eleven Madison Park once before, the February after 9/11 when I returned to NYC with my family because the City needed all the help it could get. Those days were well before the arrival […]

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